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With Mother’s Day almost upon us and Father’s Day plus BBQ season right around the corner, we’ve been thinking a lot about the importance of family. Large or small, families often share a set of common themes or ideas expressed in their physicality and way of being. Plant families are just like our human families. Today, we’re getting to know the mint family (Lamiaceae) and how its many, varied members can play a vital role in our own family health.

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